Entries by Julia Agoncillo

2030 WRG Bangladesh Dissemination Workshop on Valuing Water

By Jennifer Möller-Guland Bangladesh is starting something no country has done before: developing and implementing the assessment of the value of water so that all future investment decisions – from government and private sector – will consider their impact on water and make better decisions. On November 17, 2019 in Dhaka, the 2030 WRG in […]

Q&A with President of Consejo Consultivo del Agua: Collective Action Central to the Democratic Process

Victor Lichtinger is the President of Consejo Consultivo del Agua (CCA), Mexico’s water advisory council. In this interview, he discusses how the 2030 WRG is addressing bottlenecks to progress in a democratic way. Water resources challenges are complex, interdependent, and highly political in nature. No political or social actor can address or tackle these challenges […]

The Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor: Is Latin America Facing a New Crisis Over Water Stress?

Featured Q&A Q Chile and Mexico are among the countries in the world most susceptible to “water stress,” according to the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, which the World Resources Institute updated last month. The index measures the amounts of water that irrigated agriculture, industries and municipalities withdraw annually from their available supply, as well as […]

Country Innovation Story | Mongolia: Strengthening Urban Water Management

Strengthening Urban Water Management By Bulgan, General Director, Department of Green Policy and Strategic Planning, MET; and Mr. L. Erdenbulgan, Head of Water Resources Division, MET on behalf of the MSP members The Challenge  Mongolia receives only 378 mm of rainfall annually, which is a mere fraction of a global average of 900 mm. The country also has limited surface water […]

Rapid Assessment of Greater Dhaka Groundwater Sustainability

Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP) has been commissioned by the Bangladesh Water Multi-Stakeholder Partnership to conduct a rapid assessment of the groundwater sustainability of the Greater Dhaka Area. BWP is the country partnership of the Global Water Partnership Organization headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and in this regard, was supported by the 2030 WRG. This report has […]